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May
20
Sun
Flower removal at John L. Clark Cemetery before Decoration
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

For those with loved ones at Clark Cemetery please remove flowers from graves by May 20th in preparation for the Decoration event June 10. For more information, call William Clark at 931-823-6875.

Dudney’s Hill Church of Christ Hosts Free Food Giveaway
May 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Dudney’s Hill Church of Christ in Gainesboro is hosting a free food giveaway the first and third Sunday of each month. The food will be handed out from 3 to 4:30 pm. For more information, please visit Dudney’s Hill Church of Christ Facebook Page .

May
21
Mon
Monterey Farmer’s Market
May 21 @ 7:00 am – 7:30 am

You’re invited to the Monterey Farmer’s Market everyday except for Sunday in Monterey. Bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year there is also an opportunity for up to 8 yard salers to set up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. Local artisans may bring their wares, anything from yard ornaments to painted gourds to aprons. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
May 21 @ 7:00 am – 7:30 am

Fresh produce and artisans’ wares are ready for purchase at the Monterey Farmer’s Market begining February 19 from 7 – 7:30 am. Bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year, up to 8-yard sellers can set-up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. The market features not only home grown produce but homemade, handmade crafts. Cash and EBT/SNAP accepted. The market is open every day except for Sunday. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library’s Public Internet Lab
May 21 @ 8:00 am – 8:30 am

The Art Circle Public Library in Crossville has a Public Internet Lab in the lower level of the building with 8 computers for public use. The library hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8 am to 7 pm and Wednesday and Saturday from 8 am to 4 pm.

Parking is available in the back, and the public is encouraged to take advantage of this free service offered by the library. For more information, please call (931) 484-6790 or visit artcirclelibrary.info .

Make A Better Future For Yourself With A High School Equivalency Diploma
May 21 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

It’s time for you to take control of your future by getting your High School Equivalency Diploma! The program is completely free, college scholarships are available for graduates! Morning classes are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 8:30-11;30am and evening class is Tuesday from 5-8pm. So what are you waiting for? Call 931-879-3802 for more information!

Crossville’s Fair Park Senior Center Hosts Senior Walking Club
May 21 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am

Join the Senior Walking Club at Obed River Park in Crossville every Monday at 9 am. John Dawson is leading the walks. For more information, please contact Fair Park Senior Center at (931) 484-7416.

Crossville’s Plateau Creative Arts Center hosts Open Studio
May 21 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Visitors are welcome at the Open Studio at the Plateau Creative Arts Center in Crossville on Mondays from 10 am to 2 pm. There will be no formal instruction. It is an informal sharing of ideas and conversation. Supplies are available for most mediums for a small fee.
For more information, please call (931) 707-7249.

Crossville Art Circle Library
May 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Come and join for family game night at the Art Circle Library in the library conference room May 21 from 4 – 6 pm. Bring the whole family to this free event. For more information, call 931-484-6790.

Cookeville 5th Annual Run for the Wall
May 21 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Join us in lining the streets along Jefferson Avenue as more than 300 Run for the wall riders arrive to Cookeville for it’s 5th anniversary of making Cookeville a major stop for this event May 21 from 4:30 – 5:30 pm. These riders will stop and have a private dinner at Leslie Town Centre and stay overnight before heading on to Arlington National Cemetery. Riders are “riding for those who can’t.” Many are veterans riding in honor of those MIA or KIA, or are riding as therapy for PTSD. Give them the welcome they deserve.

Life Recovery at Byrdstown Community Center
May 21 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Life Recovery will meet every Monday at 6 pm at the Byrdstown Community Center. Please enter through the side door. For more information, contact Brother Eric Thoman at (931) 650-1077.

May
22
Tue
Crossville Art Circle Public Library presents “The Apple Dumpling Gang”
May 22 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Join us for a showing of “The Apple Dumpling Gang” at the Art Circle Cumberland Meeting room May 22 at 10 am. All are welcome to the free event. For more information, call (931) 484-6790.

Crossville Art Circle Public Library presents “Ferdinand”
May 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Join for the movie “Ferdinand” at the Art Circle Library in the Cumberland meeting room (side B). The free movie is (Rated PG).Children must be accompanied by a parent and/or guardian.

Crossville’s Tuesdays at the Movies
May 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Enjoy Tuesdays at the Movies at Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library at 2 pm. A different movie is shown every Tuesday in the Cumberland Meeting Room for free.

Everyone is welcome. For more information, please call Charlie at (931) 484-6790 ext. 223.

DeKalb County’s 4-H Sewing Club
May 22 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

If you’re in the 4th – 12th grade and would like to learn to sew, join the 4-H Sewing Club the second Tuesday of each month at the UT Extension office in the DeKalb County Community Center. The meetings are from 3 to 5 pm.

Due to the expense of supplies, there is a $40 fee. For more information, please call (615) 597-4945.

May
23
Wed
Putnam County Library Story Time
May 23 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

The Putnam County Library will host Story Time on Wednesdays at 10 am. For more information, please contact the library at (931) 526-2416.

Monterey Preschool Story Time @ Monterey Library
May 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bring your preschooler to Monterey Library Preschool story time every Wednesday at 11 am. This weekly event is open to preschool age and home-schooled students every Wednesday. For more information, call 931-839-2103.

Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library Hosts Wednesday Noon Concerts
May 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Enjoy a free Noon Concert each Wednesday at Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library. The concerts feature local talent. For more information, please visit ArtCircleLibrary.info.

Cookeville Cane Creek Gymnasium Home School Fitness class @ Cane Creek Gymnasium
May 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Home school students looking for fun sports to play come join the Home School Physical Fitness class at Cane Creek Gymnasium January 10 from 1-2 pm. This will allow students to receive extra physical fitness and education. Grades 4-8 learn to play sports such as basketball, volleyball and pickleball. Grades K-3 play games like kickball and dodgeball. Cost is $40 for 13-week session or $5 per class for drop-ins. Classes will continue every Wednesday through March 28. For more information, call 931-526-9767.

Crossville’s Plateau Creative Art Center Hosts Paint with Pastels
May 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Beverly Olin offers a three session Paint with Pastels class on techniques for pastel painting on Wednesdays from 1 to 3:30 pm at the Plateau Creative Arts Center in Fairfield Glade. The cost is $51 for members and $66 for non-members. Students are asked to bring a selection of photographs as reference material for their painting.

There are several supplies that students should also bring including a selection of pastels (soft pastels, Nupastels (harder), and pastel pencils), papers foam core board and tape, acetate sheet or was paper, paper towels, and a old towel. A complete list of supplies will be available at registration. A selection of papers will be available to purchase from the instructor for $1 to $4 per sheet. For more information, please call (931) 707-7249.

May
24
Thu
Putnam County Library Summer Reading Program
May 24 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

It’s that time of the year once again signup for the Putnam County Library Summer Reading Program May 24. Patrons from birth through adulthood can sign up for our Summer Reading Programs. Come by for fun events and cool prizes. For more information, call 931-526-2416.

Crossville Mana from Heaven Food Pantry @ Place of Refuge Church
May 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Need a little help with food then go to the Crossville Mana from Heaven Food Pantry January 25 from 4- 5:15 pm at the Place of Refuge Church. The pantry is open every Thursday. For more information, call 931-707-8114.

May
25
Fri
Cookeville Senior Center “Pickleball” @ Cookeville Senior Center
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Seniors are you looking for a fun new sport to join then head over to the Cookeville Senior Center for “Pickleball” January 5 at 10 am. It’s a paddle sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong. This sport is offered every Tuesday and Friday. For more information, call 931-526-9318.

Cookeville’s TTU Stem Center Virtual Theater @ Oakley STEM Center
May 25 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Check out the Virtual Theater at the TTU STEM Center in Cookeville every Friday at 4 pm and 4:30 pm, and tour the universe. It’s a free adventure for you and your kids! For more information, please visit TNTech.edu/STEM.

Red Boling Calligraphy with Betty Wray
May 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Come and learn the Art of Hand Written Lettering May 25 at 6 pm in the Vision 2020 building. Instructor Betty Wray is a self-taught calligrapher of 40+ years. Bring a favorite quote and create a master piece to take home. All material are furnished. Cost is $15 per class. For more information, call 615-600-1919.

May
26
Sat
Cookeville Junior Women’s Club Yardsale for “Together We Rise Sweet Cases”
May 26 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come out and help the Cookeville Junior Woman’s Club Yard sale for “Together We Rise Sweet Cases” May 26 from 8 am – 12 pm at 5360 Old Highway 42, Cookeville. All proceeds will be donated to Together We Rise Sweet Cases to give Foster Children duffel bags to carry their belongings to their new home.

Cookeville Regional Medical Center “Walk with a Doc”
May 26 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Join us for an invigorating one-mile walk at Cookeville Regional Medical Center “Walk with a Doc” May 26 at 8 am at the CRMC main entrance. Our walk will be led Dr. Don Grisham, Internal Medicine Putnam County Health Department, and a free t-shirts will be given to the first ten walkers to register each Saturday. These walks will continue every Saturday morning through September. In the event of rain the event will be cancelled. For more information, call 931-528-2541.

20th Annual Granville Heritage Days
May 26 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Flashback to the fifties at the 20th Annual Granville Heritage Days from 9 am – 5 pm. There will be guided tours, craft booths, antique car show, children’s rides and petting zoo. Parking is $5.

Sparta Woman’s Club Community Baby Shower
May 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

The Sparta Women’s Club is holding a community baby shower May 26 from 10 am – 2 pm at the First United Methodist Church of Sparta. Donations needed are new or gently used baby items to be donated to the Clean Hearts Crisis Pregnancy Center to help expectant mothers in need.

Historic Clay County Courthouse Hosts Clay County Opry
May 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Stop by the Historic Clay County Courthouse to enjoy the Clay County Opry the fourth Saturday of each month beginning at 12 noon. There will be local and regional talent to include country, blues, gospel, bluegrass, jazz and southern rock.

The event is free to the public with donations to performers accepted. For more information, please call Diane at the Clay County Chamber of Commerce at (931) 243-3338.

Putnam County Library Gaming Social
May 26 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us for a monthly gaming social May 26 starting at 12 pm at the Putnam County Library. There will be a chance to play new games and meet new gamers. The library will provide a wide variety of board and card games. This event occurs every fourth Saturday of the month.The event is free and open to gamers 16 years of age and up. For more information, call 931-526-2416.

Crossville Super Hero Party
May 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

The Cumberland County Foster Adoptive Parent Association has opened it’s Annual Super Hero Party to the public and it’s free. The event is June 2 from 10 am – 1 pm at the Cumberland County Community Complex. There will be local heroes- Army, Fire, Nurses, Doctors, Rescue Squad, etc. – to teach children about each organization/career and how they save lives. All ages are welcome. For more information, call 931-484-6431.

Monterey Cruise-In
May 26 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Are you looking for fun and easy going weekend outing then stop by the Monterey Cruise-In May 26 at Bethel Inn & Suites from 4 – 7 pm. Come out and show off your car or enjoy a great car exhibit of car old and new. The event will be held every fourth Saturday through September. For more information, call 831-839-2111.

Quebeck-Walling Community Club Hosts Potluck
May 26 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

The Quebeck-Walling Community Club invites you to a Potluck on the fourth Saturday of each month at 6 pm at the Quebeck Community Center. Bring a dish to share.

Doors open at 5:30 pm. For more information, please call (931) 657-1009.

Crossville’s Disabled American Veterans Host Country Music
May 26 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Crossville’s Disabled American Veterans invite you to enjoy country music by The Buckner Brothers every Saturday from 7 to 10 pm at the DAV Building on Old Sparta Highway. For more information, please call (931) 210-7400.

May
28
Mon
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
May 28 @ 7:00 am – 7:30 am

Fresh produce and artisans’ wares are ready for purchase at the Monterey Farmer’s Market begining February 19 from 7 – 7:30 am. Bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year, up to 8-yard sellers can set-up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. The market features not only home grown produce but homemade, handmade crafts. Cash and EBT/SNAP accepted. The market is open every day except for Sunday. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Cookeville Senior Citizens Center Hosts Yoga for Seniors
May 28 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am

Seniors, sign up now for Yoga for Seniors at the Cookeville Senior Citizens Center. The class will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:30 to 9:15 am. The cost is $2 per class. There are no floor exercises involved. For more information, please call (931) 526-9318.

Make A Better Future For Yourself With A High School Equivalency Diploma
May 28 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

It’s time for you to take control of your future by getting your High School Equivalency Diploma! The program is completely free, college scholarships are available for graduates! Morning classes are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 8:30-11;30am and evening class is Tuesday from 5-8pm. So what are you waiting for? Call 931-879-3802 for more information!

Memorial Day in Livingston
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Come by and join us in honoring all who have died serving our county at this year’s Memorial Day Program May 28 at 10 am on the town square. There are various speakers and presentation during the event. A light lunch will be available to the public after the program. For more information, call 931-260-9100.

Granville Memorial Day Service
May 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come and help us honor Granville community members who have passed away this past year at the 2018 Memorial Service starting at 11 am. Anyone who was born or lived some time during their life in Granville will be recognized. The service will be conducted at the Granville Methodist Church by Bro. Bryce Behnre. For more information, call 931-653-4511.

Crossville’s Art Guild Hosts Life Drawing Class
May 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Expand your art interests and develop your talents at the Art Guild’s Life Drawing Class on every 4th Monday from 1 to 4 pm in Crossville. A live model well be available. Please bring your sketch pad and camera to capture the post.

The cost is $5 per participant for the model fee. For more information, please call (931) 484-3722.

May
29
Tue
Putnam County School System Summer Food Rocks
May 29 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Join us for the Putnam County School System Summer food starting May 29 at many different locations around the community. Free lunch is for kids age 18 and under. Meet our buses at the following locations: South Creek Subdivision: 10:30 – 10:45 am, Jere Whitson Park: 10:30 – 11:15 am, Dogwood park: 11:00 – 12:30, Cinderella Park: 11:15 – 11:20, King St./ Stevens St. area:11:35 – 11:45 am, Cane Creek Park:12:30 – 12:40 pm, Algood Baseball Park: 12:35 – 12:45 pm and Cummins Falls State Park. Times may vary and may fluctuate based on participation. The food buses will continue throughout the summer ending July 20th. For more information, call 931-528-1847.

May
30
Wed
Monterey Preschool Story Time @ Monterey Library
May 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bring your preschooler to Monterey Library Preschool story time every Wednesday at 11 am. This weekly event is open to preschool age and home-schooled students every Wednesday. For more information, call 931-839-2103.

Cookeville Cane Creek Gymnasium Home School Fitness class @ Cane Creek Gymnasium
May 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Home school students looking for fun sports to play come join the Home School Physical Fitness class at Cane Creek Gymnasium January 10 from 1-2 pm. This will allow students to receive extra physical fitness and education. Grades 4-8 learn to play sports such as basketball, volleyball and pickleball. Grades K-3 play games like kickball and dodgeball. Cost is $40 for 13-week session or $5 per class for drop-ins. Classes will continue every Wednesday through March 28. For more information, call 931-526-9767.

Crossville Hosts Free Arthritis Exercise
May 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Cumberland County UT Extension Agent Kelli Bottoms invites you to a 6 week Free Arthritis Exercise program each Wednesday at 1 pm at Fair Park Senior Center in Crossville. Learn the healthy way to deal with the problem, and be able to cut down on the pain medicine.

This class is free and for more information, please call (931) 484-7416.

May
31
Thu
Crossville Mana from Heaven Food Pantry @ Place of Refuge Church
May 31 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Need a little help with food then go to the Crossville Mana from Heaven Food Pantry January 25 from 4- 5:15 pm at the Place of Refuge Church. The pantry is open every Thursday. For more information, call 931-707-8114.

Tennessee Beekeepers Association Club Meeting
May 31 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for the monthly Tennessee Beekeepers Association meeting May 31 from 6:30 – 9 pm at the First Methodist Church Annex Building. This meeting we will focus on how to get your bees ready for winter by Jay from the Tennessee Eastern Region State Inspector. He will share his natural beekeeping and practices. New beekeepers are encouraged to arrive at 6 pm to ask any questions. There will be a social and snacks from 6:30 – 7 pm.

Jun
1
Fri
Cookeville Senior Center “Pickleball” @ Cookeville Senior Center
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Seniors are you looking for a fun new sport to join then head over to the Cookeville Senior Center for “Pickleball” January 5 at 10 am. It’s a paddle sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong. This sport is offered every Tuesday and Friday. For more information, call 931-526-9318.

Crossville Art Circle Rockin’ Summer of Reading Kick-off
Jun 1 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Come join us for a Rockin’ Summer of Reading, Crafts, Science, Movies & Special Guests kick-off June 1 from 4 – 6 pm. The first 100 children will get to tie-dye a shirt to wear to library events this summer. Early Registration continues through May 31. For more information contact the Children’s Library at 931-484-6790 x228 .

After Dark Movies in the Park presents “The Secret Life of Pets”
Jun 1 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Ready to join hundreds of community members and view, “The Secret Life of Pets” June 1 at 7:30 pm at the Dogwood Park Performance Pavilion. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to this free movie viewing. Concession stand and public restrooms are open for this event.